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9 Things I Learned About Concert Photography

9 Things I learned about concert photography --Blooming Prejippie Zine

Maize Collective

Industry Insight: Concert Photography

March 28, 2018

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

UMMA Auditorium

Concert Photography Panel --Blooming Prejippie Zine

Maize Collective is “an open and inclusive community of music lovers, artists, producers and creatives,” according to their website. I can attest to that fact. I graduated with my second masters from there back in the dinosaur days and was able to attend these sessions without any hassle.

Here is a quick list of the things that resonated with me:


Advice for photographing for clients: Ask them what their budget is before you give a price. If they say they have no budget, decide for yourself if them giving you credit is enough. If not, walk away before you go any further with them.


When seeking a chance to photograph a brand name band, Ohryn suggests that you attend the Meet and Greet prior to the show. She says that often, you can meet the band themselves and they may give you permission (and a press pass) to photograph the concert.